Climate change

Mitigation

Call for Asean to work together for low-carbon future

The urgent need for Asean to deal with climate change was highlighted yesterday by two Singapore ministers, who called on the regional bloc to work together for a low-carbon future. Keep reading ...

Two degrees no longer seen as global warming guardrail

Limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius will not prevent destructive and deadly climate impacts, as once hoped, dozens of experts concluded in a score of scientific studies released on Monday. Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnamese farmers are migrating en masse to escape climate change

The Vietnamese Mekong Delta is one of Earth’s most agriculturally productive regions and is of global importance for its exports of rice, shrimp, and fruit. The 18 million inhabitants of this low-lying river delta are also some of the world’s most vulnerable to climate change.  Keep ...

Alex Chapman/Van Pham Dang Tri

Asean-India vow to tackle climate change and price volatility

India and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) nations on Friday agreed to jointly work to mitigate the challenges of climate change, enhance livelihood opportunities through agro- forestry, exchange farm machineries and develop heterotic rice hybrids.Keep reading ...

LiveMint Reporter

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents internally migrate due to climate change: researches

Climate change is costing people their livelihoods, leading to an internal migration crisis in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam, studies have shown. The Mekong Delta is a tremendous area of over 3.9 million hectares, famed for its fertility and contribution to domestic and global ...

Tuoitre News Reporter

Climate change impacts worsen in Mekong Delta

The environment in Mekong Delta is severely being affected by hasher natural disasters, water pollution and natural resources depletion, said a scholar.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Only a fundamental mindset shift can save the Mekong Delta: expert

Well-meant but misguided climate change interventions in the Mekong Delta are set to do more harm than good, and only a change in policymakers’ mindset can reverse the damage, an independent researcher and expert said on December 14.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Mekong River Commission stations not operational

Less than half of the monitoring stations set up by the Mekong River Commission in Cambodia are operational due to a lack of financial commitment from the Cambodian government, officials said yesterday, jeopardising the collection of important environmental and hydrological data.Though the stations were set ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Rinith Taing

Mekong Delta needs various financial resources to tackle climate change

As State funding is insufficient, it is necessary to mobilise other resources, especially from the international community, businesses and non-governmental organisations, to help the Mekong Delta cope with climate change. Secretary General and Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Don Tuan Phong ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Mekong Delta farmers find opportunity in climate change

Local farmers in the Mekong Delta Tra Vinh Province have turned challenges, triggered by climate change, into opportunities to earn money.[] The Mekong Delta, home to more than 17 million people and the Vietnam’s most important agricultural region, is facing threats due to climate change.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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